Festival Academy Budapest 2018, Day 5 — 2018-07-27

Concert review, Budapest Festival Academy, “The Anchorite Has Gone Back” @ Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Solti Hall, Budapest, 2018-07-27 — Prokofiev: Sonata in C major for two violins, op.56; Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 in C minor, op.110; Schubert: Allegro for Piano, 4 Hands in A minor, D.947, “Lebensstürme”; Poulenc: Le Bal masqué, secular cantata on poems by Max Jacob, FP 60 (1932)

Kanneh-Mason, Tjeknavorian, Sanderling / TOZ — Zurich, 2018-03-14

Concert review, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Michael Sanderling / Tonhalle Orchestra @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-14 — Dvořák: Carnival Overture, op.92; Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 in E♭ major, op.107; Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, op.77; includes a brief review of Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s debut CD

Piemontesi, Dutoit — Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-10-18

Concert review, Francesco Piemontesi, Charles Dutoit / Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-10-18 — Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37; Shostakovich: Symphony No.15 in A major, op.141

Hagen Quartett — Stein am Rhein, 2017-10-01

Concert review, Hagen Quartett @ Stein am Rhein, 2017-10-01 — J.S. Bach: “The Art of the Fugue”, BWV 1080 (Contrapunctus I, II, III,IV); D. Shostakovich: String Quartet No.15 in E♭minor, op.144; F. Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D.810, “Death and the Maiden”

Baráti, Bringuier — Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-06-15

Concert Review: Kristóf Baráti (stepping in for Leonidas Kavakos), Lionel Bringuier / Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich @ Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-06-15 — Peter Eötvös (*1944): zeroPoints (1999); Igor Stravinsky: “Pétrouchka” Suite (version 1947); Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, op.77 (op.99)